Children’s Friendship Training

The FAU Communication Disorder Clinic (CDC) offers social skills groups for children in 2nd to 6th grade and their parents.  

Children's Friendship Training Program

What Is Children’s Friendship Training?

An evidence-based social skills treatment group where children learn how to make and keep friends. Parents participate in order to learn how to support their children in friendship development and maintenance of a lasting friendship.

 

 

Who Can Attend?

Children in 2nd to 6th grade who have Autism Spectrum Disorder or a related disability. This group is appropriate for children who have fluent verbal language skills are able to follow basic classroom rules, and have average to above average cognitive abilities.

 

Why Are Parents Involved?

The Children’s Friendship Training program is unique in its inclusion of a parent group, which is a requirement of the program, so that parents can provide support and coaching to their child as friendship skills are developed.

 


For more information:

If you are interested in enrolling in this program contact the following agencies:

The Slomin Family Center

The Children's Theray Center at Palm West Hospital

Palm Beach Behavioral Health & Wellness